SERVICE CREDIT FOR COMMISSIONED OFFICERS
|Publication Date:||6 October 2006|
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction according to the guidance in Reference (b) and the authority in Reference (c).
Continues to implement section 533 of Reference (d) to update policies and procedures governing the granting of service credit to persons upon appointment, designation, or assignment as Regular commissioned officers, except those in the health professions.
Continues to implement section 12207 of Reference (d) to establish policies and procedures governing the granting of service credit to persons upon original appointment, designation, or assignment as a Reserve commissioned officer, except those in the health professions.
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
Applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense.
Does not apply to inter-Service transfers pursuant to section 716 of Reference (d), except as provided in DoD Directive 1300.4 (Reference (e)); to the appointment of Reserve commissioned officers as Regular commissioned officers pursuant to section 533(f) of Reference (d); and to the appointment of commissioned officers designated for limited duty pursuant to section 5589 or 5596 of Reference (d).